(Technical University of Zagreb, Croatia)
I am Professor of Project Management and Construction Management at the FCE, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Simultaneously I am a part time consultant for complex local and regional projects and advisor for organization design. I also hold the position of President at the International Project Management Association (IPMA), while also previously being Vice President for Education and Training / Research for the period from 2007 to 2012. My past experience includes various positions such as site engineer, supervisor, designer, project manager, consultant and professor, over the past 30 years, of which he spent more than 10 years in industry. I held leading positions in companies, NGOs and at the university. From 2002 to 2006 I was Vice Dean for research and from 2006 to 2010 Dean of the FCE, University of Zagreb. From 2009 to 2011 I was a member of the Zagreb University Management Board. I am one of the founders and is currently President of the Croatian Association for Project Management (CAPM) , so as Editor-in-Chief of the OTMC Journal, a regional central and south-east Europe journal focused on construction project management topics.
My international experience includes participation in projects owned by Ilbau Austria, Strabag Germany, Booz Allen Hamilton USA, Importanne Canada, EU COST, IPMA and USAID. I published more than 150 papers and delivered presentations at more than 50 international events across the globe, including Dundee, Glasgow, Hong Kong, Helsinki, Berlin, Paris, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Cape Town, Prague, Budapest, Bucharest, New Delhi, Rome, Krakow, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, Seoul, Panama City, Lima, Beijing, Wuhan. Over the past 30 years I have been continuously engaged in professional activity, providing supervision and consultancy for many local or regional projects related to research, tourism, water, transport, investment and education